Where you from?

The day I got my accent

Photo Credit — Zachary Davies / Wikimedia Commons

“What’s that accent? Are you from the South?”

“Oh, I know that accent. You’re from around the Great Lakes, right?”

“Where’d you grow up to talk like that?”

When did I begin hearing these types of comments? When I moved to New York City. It appears that until I moved here I didn’t have an accent. How do I know this…

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